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Mrs. Johnston from California MO is requesting Classroom Basics through DonorsChoose, the most trusted classroom funding site for teachers.

Science + Math = Critical Thinkers

My students need dry erase lap boards, dry erase markers and erasers.

  • $198 goal

Hooray! This project is fully funded

Hooray! This project is fully funded

My Students

Our school is located in a small rural community, but our students dream big. Students take chemistry because they want to succeed in the fields of nursing, engineering, astrophysics, dentistry, radiology, pharmacy and medicine, just to name a few. As a chemistry teacher, I want to be able to give them the tools and resources needed to prepare them for college and their chosen profession. These students are excited to learn and constantly challenge me to raise the bar and go in depth on topics. I am so blessed to work with these students.

My Project

Chemistry and Physics classes both integrate science theory and real world math. This can be a challenging combination. Both subject areas focus on critical thinking and utilize a problem solving approach. Students learn best when they can practice problem solving using trial and error.

This project will provide students with dry erase boards, markers and erasers to practice real world math in the science classroom.

These supplies allow each student to practice independently, while providing the teacher easy visibility to student work so that feedback can be given in real time. This type of formative assessment is very effective at remedying student misconceptions and allowing the teacher to redirect instruction to the areas most needed by the students.

Mrs. Johnston
Grades 9-12
More than half of students from low‑income households

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Materials Cost Quantity Total
Expo 80001 Low Odor Chisel Point Dry Erase Markers, Black, 12 Units per Box, Pack of 12 Boxes, 144 Markers Total • Amazon Business $68.99 1 $68.99
Quartet Lap Boards Dry Erase Blank • Teachers' School Supply $5.48 8 $43.84
XBoard Magnetic Dry Erase Erasers, Magnetic White Board Cleaner for Classroom, Home and Office, 12 Pack • Amazon Business $8.99 2 $17.98

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